Home Health Care

The services of home health, prescribed by a physician, and administered by a nurse, home health aide, certified nurse assistant, licensed vocational nurse, or a doctor. Payment options are private medical insurance or Medicare.

  • Catheter care, injections, IV infusions, tracheotomy care, ventilator patient care and teaching diabetes management
  • Post-op rehab: physical (mobility training), occupational and speech therapies
  • Administer medication
  • Pain management
  • Discharge planning, skilled assessments, and training, facilitating support groups, grief counseling, child or elder abuse investigations and reporting
  • Education on disease management
  • Wound care
  • Teaching medication management
  • Durable medical equipment

Non-Medical Home Care

Non-medical in home care services is offered by our caregivers to perform only non-medical care tasks. Payment options are out-of-pocket private pay or long-term care insurance. Medicare does not pay for in-home care because Medicare only covers medical expenses, and in-home care is a non-medical medical expense.

Who Uses Home Health Care Services?

People of all ages; 65 and older, newborns, centenarians but the mostly it’s used for those ages 65 and older

  • When discharged from a hospital or nursing home but need additional care
  • Those terminally ill and want to live their final days at home
  • Individuals with short-term health needs
  • Those needing assistance, due to age or disability, to remain at home

Who Uses Non-Medical Home Care Services?

People of all ages but mostly older adults who need some help to remain at home safely and independently:

  • Need some help with meal preparation
  • Need some help with bathing and dressing
  • Need some help with toileting and transferring
  • Need some help with transportation
  • Want companionship and company
  • Need some help with housecleaning and laundry

In-home care is not home health, and it offers:

  • Assistance with Activities of Daily Living and Personal Care such as feeding, bathing, toileting, dressing, ambulation and transferring
  • Assistance with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, such as light housekeeping, laundry, grocery shopping, errands, meal preparation, medication reminders and companionship
  • Personal Assistant Services (PAS) which includes any hands-on assistance, incontinent care, and bathing
  • Companionship services which include social outings, playing cards, visiting and conversation, reading books, activities and hobbies, recreational activities and travel
  • Caregivers provide reminders to clients to take medication
  • Light transportation
  • Respite Care that gives caregivers a much-needed break